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MCHS valedictorians honored

Class acts

Students at Mariposa County High School are known for accomplishing great things.  Eight students — Gage Bazinet, Leah Carlson, Julia Coleman, Claire Gorham, Christian Knighten, Leah Lafata, Elaina Mero and Madison Stitt — have accom More...

Local News

Sheriff’s office arrests alleged cocaine dealer

Guy Wellbaum, 30, of Lathrop, was arrested last Thursday in Cathey’s Valley on charges of possessing and selling cocaine.  More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

May 29 - There was a report of 10 cows in the road at the intersection of Highway 49 and Schilling Road in Coulterville. • Threats were reported on Penon Blanco Road in Coulterville. More...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

May 29 - June 4

• EMS - 12 • Fires - 6 • Public Assists - 5 • Auto Collisions - 5   More...

Milestones

Thanks, Cara

Congratulations Cara Morrison! On behalf of all the students who benefited from your wisdom, patience and support - thank you and enjoy retirement! More...

Saying goodbye

Pastor Ginger Foster of Mariposa United Methodist Church will be leaving for Auburn at the end of June. She will continue her ministry at the Auburn UMC. More...

Sports

Like father, like son: Mankins duo to be inducted

Legendary MCHS athletes to be honored in ceremony scheduled June 16 at the fairgrounds

Logan Mankins (class of 2000), along with his father Tim Mankins (class of 1976) will be inducted into the Mariposa County High School Grizzly Hall of Fame on Friday, June 16 at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds’ Sequoia Hall.  More...

A Tiger can change its stripes

Noah Fluharty to play baseball for Lindsey Wilson College

Noah Fluharty is trading his orange jersey for a blue one.  The Mariposa native is transitioning from Reedley College to Lindsey Wilson College, to play baseball for the Blue Raiders in Columbia, Ky. More...

Grizzly football team set to host 7-on-7 June 15

Believe it or not, football is back already — well, sort of.  The Mariposa County High School football team will host a 7-on-7 game against Minarets on Thursday, June 15 at the upper field of MCHS. The game is set to begin at 5:30 p.m. More...

Wheels in motion to have permanent emergency shelter

Homeless situation focus of move

A new, concerted effort is in full swing to deal with the issue of homeless people in Mariposa.   “We want to help folks find a more permanent solution,” said Chevon Kothari, director of Mariposa County Human Services.  More...

Chopper may be based at Fremont Hospital

A new service at John C. Fremont Hospital could soon be ready for liftoff. More...

Man may have fallen into river at Yosemite

On Monday, June 5, at approximately 12:30 p.m., an unknown, white, male hiker was reported to have fallen from the Mist Trail and into the Merced River, according to officials from Yosemite National Park.  More...

Tenaya Cabins one step closer to reality

The Tenaya Cabins project moved a step closer to reality last week.  The project, which proposes 54 cabins and a clubhouse on property adjacent to Tenaya Lodge in Fish Camp, was given the green light by the Mariposa County Planning Commission. More...

Letters

Traffic citation was unjustified

Editor,  More...

Leaving agreement was a mistake

Editor, When you are in the business of selling a product that gives cancer and kills people, there are going to be many people trying to shut you down. That is what the tobacco companies faced mid-20th century. More...

Can’t understand Hillary voters

Editor,  Today, I write in response to a recent letter in which the author did not understand Trump voters. Well, I don’t understand Hillary voters; how anyone voted for Hillary is a mystery to me.  More...

Datebook

IN BRIEF...

Alumni picnic set June 17 The annual Mariposa County High School Alumni Picnic is set for June 17. It will begin at 10 a.m. at the picnic stage area of the fairgrounds. Persons are asked to bring their own lunch and beverage. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Jane Taylor

Jane Conway Taylor passed away Friday, May 12, 2017 at Sutter Hospital in San Francisco, following complications from heart surgery. She had just turned 86 on May 9. Jane was the first child of Harold and Grace (Colligan) Taylor. More...

James Forga

James “Jim” Forga, retired CAL FIRE  Fire Captain, passed away May 18, 2017.  Jim started his career in 1957 as a firefighter at Coulterville FFS for the Division of Forestry. More...

Arlee Chambers

Arlee Eugene Ralph Chambers (Gene) was born in San Bernardino, Calif., on Dec. 11, 1932, the fifth child of John Russell and Francis Irene Wattling Chambers. He died Nov. More...

Inside Education

WorkAbility gives job skills to students

It’s important to celebrate successes.  That’s exactly what a group of students at Mariposa County High School did on June 1, when a ceremony was held in their honor. More...

Support your local sheriff!

High school students introduce elementary students to law enforcement program

Students at Mariposa and Woodland Elementary schools had a firsthand view of what law enforcement personnel do on a day-to-day basis.  The Grizzly Sheriff program at Mariposa County High School, under the direction of the Mariposa County Sheriff More...

AAUW to sponsor seven at camp

The Mariposa branch of AAUW (American Association of University Women) recently announced the selection of seven local girls to receive sponsorships to attend a one-week STEM camp at Fresno State University June 11-17.  More...

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